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Quality of UK water environment continues to rise

New reports published by the Environment Agency show that pollution incidents from water companies are falling while the quality of the water environment continues to rise. Read more


The resilience challenge – a gateway to exceptional service

In an Expert Focus article for Waterbriefing, Brendan McAndrew, Principal Consultant and technical lead at MWH (now part of Stantec), discusses how water companies can ensure their services are resilient Read more


Yorks Water gets go-ahead for £72m Leeds AD sludge treatment plant

A £72 million state-of the-art sludge treatment and anaerobic digestion facility at Yorkshire Water’s Knostrop works in Leeds has been given the Read more


Data-driven water cos will see major gains in asset management, customer management and regulatory performance

Iain Stewart, Principal Utilities Expert EMEA, Teradata discusses why water companies need to become truly data-driven in order to see major gains in asset management, customer management and regulatory performance. Read more


Anglian Water: £100m IT alliance model with Atos, Capgemini and Cognizant is industry first

Anglian Water has formed an industry-leading IT alliance worth £100 million over the eight year term. Read more


Environment Agency to start work on £36.5m flood scheme for Hull

The Environment Agency is launching a major flood defence scheme in Hull after securing £36.5 million in Government funding. Read more

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The European Commission is taking the United Kingdom to the Court of Justice of the European Union for its failure to propose sites for the protection of the harbour porpoise, a marine mammal regularly found in UK waters.

The UK Regulators Network has published a new report on price comparison websites which it says can reduce barriers to entry and growth for providers, stimulate stronger competition and innovation between firms, and encourage new entrants, resulting in further benefits for consumers.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is launching a new study examining the digital comparison tools (DCTs) which enable consumers to compare products and services on quality as well as price, and help them switch between suppliers.

Thames Water has gone out to tender with a contract for water efficiency product services and courier services worth an estimated £5.9 million in total.

Portsmouth Water has published its draft primary wholesale tariffs for 2017/18 - an accompanying assurance statement from the Board of Portsmouth Water confirms that the Board believes that the draft tariffs and associated Charges Schemes which will apply from 1 July 2017 comply with regulatory requirements.

Ofwat has flagged up the opportunity for commercial businesses to become their own water and sewerage services supplier when the retail market opens to competition from  April next year.

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